cheesy stuffed red peppers

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By Jessica Strayer
from Baltimore, MD

A twist to the usual green peppers!

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serves 8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For cheesy stuffed red peppers

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 md
    white onion, diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    cilantro, fresh
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 4 md
    red bell pepper
  • 1 c
    beef broth, reduced sodium
  • 1/4 c
    tomato sauce
  • 1 1/2 c
    brown rice, cooked
  • 4 oz
    processed cheese, velveeta, shredded

How To Make cheesy stuffed red peppers

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400.
  • 2
    Spray a little olive oil spray in a medium size saute pan and heat on a medium flame. Add onion, garlic and cilantro to the pan.
  • 3
    Saute about 2 minutes and add ground beef. Season with salt and garlic powder, and cumin and brown meat for several minutes until meat is completely cooked through.
  • 4
    Add 1/4 cup of tomato sauce and 1/2 cup of chicken broth, mix well and simmer on low for about 5 minutes.
  • 5
    Combine cooked rice and meat together.
  • 6
    Cut the bell peppers in half lengthwise, and remove all seeds. Place in a baking dish. Spoon the meat mixture into each pepper half and fill it with as much as you can.
  • 7
    Place all stuffed pepper halves on the baking dish and pour the remainder of the chicken broth on the bottom of the pan.
  • 8
    Cover tight with aluminum foil and bake for about 35 minutes. Top with shredded cheese and enjoy.

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